scarpa / scarper

• Rhyming Slang for Scapa Flow = to run off / leave quickly.

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • scarper — [19] Scarper entered English in the mid 19th century by way of the underworld slang of criminals, who probably got it from Italian scappare ‘get away’ (a relative of English escape). It remained a subcultural vocabulary item until the early years …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • scarper — [19] Scarper entered English in the mid 19th century by way of the underworld slang of criminals, who probably got it from Italian scappare ‘get away’ (a relative of English escape). It remained a subcultural vocabulary item until the early years …   Word origins

  • Polari — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Polari Hablado en Reino Unido Hablantes no estimado, sólo como 2ª lengua Familia basado en el inglés, algunas lenguas romances y el romaní …   Wikipedia Español

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